Nick Hern Books, 2008 First Edition. Book Condition: Fine Condition. Size: 8" x 5" approx. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 1854595369. ISBN/EAN: 978-1-85459-536-2. Inventory No: 0033957. (Book ref. 0033957) £4.50
Wool and Ships The Story of John Sanderson and Co.
. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 36pp, colour plates of ships, photos, interesting shipping company history, jacket has small pieces missing at head and tail of spine, original white cloth covered boards in fine cndition (Book ref. 005103) £20.00
Catalogue of Fine Islamic rugs and carpets From the 16th Century : Part One: Antique Rugs and Carpets of the Near East from Circa 1500 to Circa 1850 : Part Two: Fine Silk and Wool rugs and carpets from Circa 1800
London: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 1976. Illustrated by n/a. First Edition. Card Covers. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Large 63pp. 1976. Catalogue of Sotheby's from 18th and 19th November 1976 in super, crisp, clean condition. 110 carpet lots - a number reproduced in black and white and colour. Also included is a slip of paper with auction estimates. A lovely, crisp copy. (Book ref. 226166) £10.00
WOOL, WAR AND WESTMINSTER.
London. Donovan. 1993. Hardback. 312 pages. B.w. photographs. Fine in blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a v.g. unclipped d.w. showing a little wear to edges. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 187108511X. (Book ref. 8181) £10.95
Spinning Wool (Dryad Leaflet 83)
Northgates: The Dryad Press. Softcover. Undated. Circa 1970s. Softcover booklet. 11 pp. B/w plates. VG (Book ref. 03064) £4.50
Died in the Wool
London: Collins Crime Club, 1945. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. No dj. VG (Book ref. 010) £7.50
The Cely Letters 1472-1488
Oxford Univ.Press for The Early English Text Society 1975 8vo., xxvii, 365 pps., 16 pps.,Early English Text Society catalogue. Frontis plate, 4 other plates. Brown cloth, gilt, embossed border. Withdrawn from a Polytechnic, evidence of removal of label to fep, lib.stamp. Owner inscription. Book VG+ in VG- dust jacket with fade to spine and torn/nibbled halfway down on spine flap, corresponding hole. (Book ref. 6951) £12.00
Costing in the Wool Textile and Other Industries;
Manchester, Emmott & Co, 1946; Second edition. Hardback. Good+/ No dust jacket. 9" x 7". vxx, 100pp with fold out tables . Green covers with gilt title on spine. Light mark on front cover. Internally very tight & clean. (Book ref. 16925) £14.00
The Structure of Knitted Fabrics;
London, International Wool Secretariat, nd ( c 1950's?) 1st Edition; Very good/ No dj; Hardback, 94pp profusely Illustrated with decorated endpapers; Laminated covers. Chapters with Knitting Patterns, Blocking Garments, Pressing , Washing & more. (Book ref. 2425) £8.00
Died in the Wool;
London, The Crime Club, 1945; 1st Edition; Hbk; Good+/ No dw; 256pp with bookplate on front pastedown; Red covers with black title on spine; Spine lightly sunned. (Book ref. 5529) £15.00
In Search of Mohair;
Bradford, British Mohair Spinners, nd( Letter dted 1974); Hardback. 10" x 9". Very good/ Dust jacket good+. Unpaginated with many coloured illustrations. Laminated pictorial covers. Protected dust jacket has price intact. "This is a factual account of some of the visits made abroad to try and buy one of the world's most expensive as well as one of its most beautifull natural fibres ." (Book ref. 16923) £28.00
Wool Year Book 1949;
Manchester, Textile Mercury, 1949; Hardabck. Very good/ No dust jacket. 634pp with numerous period illustrations and advetisements plus original card tabs. Blue covers with slightly faded gilt decoration & lettering. A comprehensive guide to the Woolen Industry. (Book ref. 15220) £10.00
Transactions of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. With an Abstract of the Proceedings at Board and General Meetings,and the Premiums Offered by the Society in 1890. Fifth Series. Vol.XXXIII;
Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1921; 1st edition. Hardback. Good- condition. Pp iv, 439, 100, iii. includes index. Royal blue stained covers with gilt motif on the front, gilt title on spine. Fascinating insight into Victorian Scotland. Contents include: Farm Forestry, Aberdeen Angus Cattle, Plant Breeding, Prices for Grain for 1920, Sheep & Wool since 1818. and much more. (Book ref. 18371) £28.00
English Textile Nomenclature
Bergen: J.D. Beyer, 1943. Soft Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo 8vo. 1943. Presentaion inscription from author. 229pp. Pages lightly browned otherwise good. Original paper wraps, edges tatty with small damage, with loss to spine. (Book ref. 21033) £20.00
An ACCOUNT of WOOL IMPORTED into GREAT BRITAIN during the last seven Years; .....
London: House of Commons, 1820. 3pp. Folio. Paper wrappers Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 373. Wool. Split into twenty-nine (29) countries from 1817 to 1823. Dated 22 May 1823. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are scarce. Provision of their sale to the public were not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158678) £7.00
An ACCOUNT of the Quantity of SHEEP and LAMBS WOOL Imported into GREAT BRITAIN since 5th April 1819: (viz. in Yr ending 5th April 1820 -specifying the Countries from which it came, the Quantity which was imported at Low Duty of either 7s.11d. per cwt. ..
London: House of Commons, 1820. 2pp. Folio. Paper wrappers British Parliamentary Paper. HC 86. Dated 19 May 1820. Title continues "or 1d. per lb; the Quantity which has paid 6d. per lb; and the Quantity entered and warehoused under Bond." Varying amounts from twenty-two (22) countries. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are scarce. Provision of their sale to the public were not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158569) £7.00
COPY of MINUTES of EXAMINATION, taken before the COMMITTEE of the PRIVY COUNCIL for the Affairs of TRADE, regarding the WOOL TAX.
London: House of Commons, 1820. 7pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 56. Wool Tax. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. Provision of their sale to the public was not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158568) £20.00
How to Make a Woollen Mill Pay
London: Scott Greenwood & Co, 1904. First Edition. Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. No ownership inscription and only light edge foxing. Stamped "Presentation Copy" on title page. Pp.viii,69 + adverts and publisher's 32 page catalogue for June 1903. (Book ref. 12601) £25.00
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1983. Country Treasure series. Illus: Sally Seymour. 1st. VG green cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; No d/w. 12.5cms x 18.25cms, 126pp. Illus brown eps. B/w illus to title page & 39 b/w illus to text. Account & celebration of traditional & unchanged way of life through the centuries. Describes working shepherds & intricacies of sheep trade in British Isles. Clean & unmarked within. Weight 224g. 028398922X. (Book ref. 2213) £5.00
Elizabethan England. Life in an age of adventure.
London: Readers Digest, 1993. Foreword: A.L.Rowse. Reprint with amendments. VG+ blue cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG+ col illus d/w with white lettering on blue background, not pc or chipped. 20cms x 26cms, 320pp. Grey/blue illus eps. Col & b/w illus throughout. Foreword, 10 chaps, Elizabethan heritage + index. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 1068g. 0276002385. (Book ref. 2448) £7.50